‘RHOC’: Is Lydia McLaughlin Returning To Bravo Reality Show?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Lydia McLaughlin

Lydia McLaughlin is a former star of The Real Housewives of Orange County. The actuality TV character was final seen three seasons in the past and followers hold asking for her return. McLaughlin may be very energetic on social media and he or she not too long ago hosted a Q&A the place she let her followers ask her something. One of the highest questions was clearly concerning the Bravo actuality collection and the potential of her returning.

Lydia McLaughlin
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Is Lydia McLaughlin coming again to ‘RHOC’ once more?

McLaughlin made her first look as a daily RHOC housewife throughout season 8. The star didn’t make a huge effect on the present and didn’t significantly have a powerful connection on-camera together with her fellow co-stars. Many wrote off McLaughlin as a one-season housewife however the future would shock Bravo viewers quickly.

The Orange County resident took three seasons off and returned to carry an orange for season 12 of the collection. She was reintroduced once more and famously sparred with Shannon Beador over her dramatics. McLaughlin as soon as once more left after just one season.

Three seasons since her final look on The Real Housewives and followers proceed to ask if she would ever come again. McLaughlin lastly answered her followers’ queries on Instagram throughout a Q&A bit.

“I’m so grateful for my time on the show and getting to do it two different seasons with a break in between to center myself and regroup is unheard of and a testament to my fans,” McLaughlin posted on Instagram Stories. “I love reality TV and my life. So I am pursuing something more authentic to who I am.”

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Lydia McLaughlin heads to ‘Glitter Town’

McLaughlin nonetheless has a relationship with Bravo and earlier this 12 months premiered a present solely on-line. The net present was referred to as Glitter Town and he or she starred in it together with her mom. RHOC followers know very nicely that McLaughlin’s mother likes to throw glitter on folks to make them sparkle and brighten up their day.

“My mom and I have been working on this digital series and our goal is to spread love and laughter. Make you smile and brighten your day,” McLaughlin posted in September.

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“Glitter Town shows our relationship and how we came up with the idea and headed to New York to make it happen. I’m so excited to share these adventures with you,” McLaughlin added.

The digital present was obtained with blended opinions from followers and it’s not fully recognized if it did nicely in viewership. A second season has not been introduced as of but.

Lydia McLaughlin stirs up drama with Tamra Judge

McLaughlin claims to have utterly moved on from RHOC however she doesn’t suppose Tamra Judge has let it go simply but. At the start of 2020, Judge confirmed she had give up the Bravo actuality collection after solely being provided a part-time position. During the promotion of McLaughlin’s digital present, she commented on Judge leaving RHOC after 12 seasons.

“I felt like it was a long time coming, honestly,” she instructed Bravo’s The Daily Dish. “I think it’s a good switch-up. I’m excited to see what the cast does.”

The 'RHOC' Season 8 castThe 'RHOC' Season 8 cast
The ‘RHOC’ Season Eight forged | Alex Martinez/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

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The former housewife mentioned that Judge continued to speak concerning the actuality collection regardless of not being on it and mentioned she felt “bad for her.”

“I do know that Tamra…she’s not letting it go,” McLaughlin added. “She’s still talking about it. I just feel bad for her, it’s kind of like, OK, you need to move on and do something else. She’s talking about the next season, and I think it’s a little…it sounds pathetic.” 

The Real Housewives of Orange County is at the moment airing Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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